Definitions for snatch

Definitions for (noun) snatch

Main entry: grab, catch, snatch, snap

Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands

Usage: Mays made the catch with his back to the plate; he made a grab for the ball before it landed; Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away; the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

Main entry: snatch

Definition: a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion

Main entry: snatch, kidnapping

Definition: (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

Main entry: puss, pussy, snatch, slit, twat, cunt

Definition: obscene terms for female genitals

Main entry: snatch, bit

Definition: a small fragment

Usage: overheard snatches of their conversation

Definitions for (verb) snatch

Main entry: snatch

Definition: to make grasping motions

Usage: the cat snatched at the butterflies

Main entry: snatch, snatch up, snap

Definition: to grasp hastily or eagerly

Usage: Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone

Main entry: abduct, snatch, nobble, kidnap

Definition: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

Usage: The industrialist's son was kidnapped

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